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Heating Oil Shortage #28529

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 09, 1974
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(Studio) Oil industry's figures indicate heating oil shortage for winter may be non-existent.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Fuel oil stks. for `73 and `74 compared. Nation has increase in stks. in `74. [Federal energy official John SAWHILL - hopes fuel oil shortage won t occur. However, spot shortages not unlikely.] Production maintained.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Los Angeles, California) [Senator John TUNNEY - questions oil industry's part in fuel shortage. Govt. should investigate oil industry's figures with regard to oil supplies.] Local power officials meet with Tunney; immediate oil shipments requested for energy crisis by officials. Request could partially explain large number of tankers in harbor.
REPORTER: Anne Kaestner

(Studio) West Oil and Gasoline Association plans statement to rebut Senator Tunney's remarks.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Geer, Stephen;
Kaestner, Anne;
Smith, Howard K.

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